• Pre-Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle provided setting for Jeeves and Wooster “Totleigh Towers”

    Pre-Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle provided setting for Jeeves and Wooster “Totleigh Towers”

    Years before Sir Julian Fellowes ever put pen to paper creating Downton Abbey, Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry brilliantly brought Bertram Wilberforce (a.k.a. Bertie) Wooster and his impeccably witty valet, Jeeves, to life in P.G. Wodehouse’s Jeeves and Wooster. Airing  from 1990-1993, the series brought Wodehouse’s popular short stories to life for 4 seasons. Totleigh Towers, the recurring fictional […]

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  • A dried-out Holly returns to ‘Red Dwarf’ for series XII in October

    A dried-out Holly returns to ‘Red Dwarf’ for series XII in October

    ‘Yes, it’s true,” said writer and director Doug Naylor who recently confirmed that after 18 years, Holly, the ship’s somewhat inept tenth generation AI hologrammatic onboard computer, will return in series XII. “Holly, played by Norman Lovett, guest stars in one of the new shows in Red Dwarf XII. But which show remains a secret!’, said Naylor. […]

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  • French & Saunders set to reunite for top secret special

    French & Saunders set to reunite for top secret special

    Thankfully, the news surfaced publicly earlier this week that the greatness of Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders will reunite in the near future for new television special. Details about the project are currently being kept under wraps and are ‘still in development’. What is known, however, is that the special will be filmed later this […]

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  • Royston Vasey says ‘buy local’ as League of Gentleman set to re-open

    Royston Vasey says ‘buy local’ as League of Gentleman set to re-open

    It’s hard to believe that it’s been just shy of 20 years since we have visited the home of Edward and Tubbs Tattsyrup in the sleepy little village of Royston Vasey, the setting for the brilliant but darkest of dark comedies, The League of Gentlemen. Proving that you ‘can go home again’, the League will get back together this […]

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  • Call the Midwife’s Helen George tops ‘Red Dwarf XII’ guest list

    Call the Midwife’s Helen George tops ‘Red Dwarf XII’ guest list

    Once again, Red Dwarf-Nation is preparing itself for another trip aboard the Starbug. The boys from the Jupiter Mining Corporation are set to embark on their 12th journey beginning in October on Dave. Returning for their newest adventure will be Craig Charles (Dave Lister), Robert Llewellyn (Kryten), Chris Barrie (Arnold Rimmer) and Danny John-Jules (Cat). Alongside […]

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  • Could Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre re-open after 20 years?

    Could Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre re-open after 20 years?

    After two decades, Gordon Brittas is ready to make his staff miserable again. Chris Barrie starred as the ever so irritating leisure centre manager Gordon Brittas in Brittas Empire, the BBC comedy that ran for six years from 1991 until 1997. While the original series ended with Brittas having dreamt up the entire seven seasons, a new reports suggests […]

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  • British Airways’ new pre-flight safety video will be one you actually pay attention to!

    British Airways’ new pre-flight safety video will be one you actually pay attention to!

    Beginning Friday, 1 September, air travelers on British Airways will experience first hand a new pre-flight safety video created in conjunction with Comic Relief, the U.K. charity behind Red Nose Day. The video features a number of celebrities auditioning for a coveted part in the new video while simultaneously demonstrating the safety features and procedures on […]

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  • Starbug heads to Earth as RDXII confirmed for Autumn premiere on Dave

    Starbug heads to Earth as RDXII confirmed for Autumn premiere on Dave

    What started in 1988 as a simple low-budget sitcom set in deep space will kick off the series’ 30th anniversary this Autumn with the release of the next set of six episodes, affectionately known as RDXII, taped in early 2016 at Pinewood Studios.  At times, cast and crew, who probably spent years sitting by themselves at the BBC commissary when they were the […]

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